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EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. These yachts have changed course to different destinations…

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40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

UPDATE:The 40m award-winning racing sloop My Song has been declared unsalvageable after falling off a cargo ship in the Med while in transit to defend its title in the Loro…

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Secure at Sea: Training must be specific to yacht, crew

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem Our daily underway routine was constant on board the Coast Guard cutter. Each day, right after lunch, we did drills and training for just about every…

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Arcadia launches two yachts

Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts has launched A105 hull No. 3 and A85 hull No. 16. Both yachts, launched in May, reflect what the yard says is its investment in research…

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Feadship rebuild of M/Y Istros underway

The 138-foot (42m) Istros was built by Amsterdam Shipyard G. de Vries Lentsch Jr. in 1954 as one of the largest motoryachts built in the Netherlands at that time. It…

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Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing for the summer, while the Med-based boats are…

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Stew Cues: Network of contacts key to job hunting

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan The job market is slow this time of year, especially for new crew. Many boats are still in the Caribbean, but as they return to…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Spirit joins CNI

M/Y Sarastar, a 197-foot (60.2m) Mondomarine built in 2017, available for summer charter in the west Med through Camper & Nicholsons. M/Y Rola, a 157-foot (48m) boat built by ISA…

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